Ileana Piña, M.D., M.P.H., FAHA Ileana Piña, M.D., M.P.H., FAHA (Cardiology) will receive the Chairman's Award at the opening ceremonies of the American Heart Association (AHA) 2013 annual meeting on November 16, 2013 in Dallas, Texas.
Dr. Pina, Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and of Epidemiology & Population Health, is a nationally renowned cardiologist known for her work in heart failure and development of multidisciplinary clinical interventions to improve patient rehabilitation outcomes. She has a particular research and clinical interest in rehabilitation of heart disease in patients with heart failure.
Dr. Piña serves as advisor/consultant to the FDA's Center for Devices and Radiological Health and their section of Epidemiology. She is also consultant to Novartis Pharmaceuticals and GE HealthCare. She is the author/co-author of over 100 publications in print, and a world-renowned speaker in the World Congress of Cardiology, the European Heart Failure Association and the Heart Failure Management Symposium on this subject. Dr. Piña is also a member of GWTG Scientific Committee and Heart Failure workgroup, a national Spokesperson for Go Red for Women and was on the writing committee of the new American Heart Association Guidelines for the Prevention of Heart Disease. She is board certified in cardiovascular, internal medicine and clinical pharmacology and is fluent in Spanish. full bio
The AHA Chairman's Award honors medical/science volunteers who have made contributions to further the organization’s strategic goals in non-science areas at both the national and local levels.